As an old saying,"A problem shared is a problem halved". Drug counselling sessions is the ultimate treatment course of action for addicts reaching out to kick off the habit through peer group support and encouragement with expert guidance by qualified trained facilitator with years of experience in dealing with drug dependence cases.
Rehab is a crucial part of drug dependency recovery, along with a gradual and planned detox strategy.
The most efficient ways of achieving and sustaining a drug-free life within the treatment process are drug counselling and drug support groups. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), motivational enhancement therapy (MET), individual and group counselling and relapse prevention are some of the most successful methods among many.
Drug Counselling And Talking Therapies
In talking therapies which are a type of drug counselling, you discuss your drug problems. This entails a mix or separate exploring of causes of your drug abuse, but may concentrate on things you can do to fight drug urges or to achieve another positive objective. CBT and MET are well-known therapies, but there are many other types which can be used for assisting with drug problems. You might be offered a type of group therapy or some therapeutic work timetable with your loved one along with being offered a type of individual therapy, if your situation demands it.
What Drug Support Groups Are Out There?
There are a couple of support groups that give ongoing talking therapy sessions to people who have addiction problems:
Narcotics Anonymous is an open organisation that works on a voluntary basis and anybody that is looking for help with a drug issue can join, regardless of their age, religion, race, sex, creed or class, as well as the drugs they have used. Wanting to quit drug abuse is the only thing necessary to join. Their primary service is an expectation of complete abstinence and the weekly local meetings that follow a series of 12 principles. Attendees share their own life stories among themselves in these meetings in order to find solutions to their issues with joined forces.
Another service is Cocaine Anonymous which is a partnership of men and women who gather on a platform to share their common issues and also share their experience, strength and trust with each other and help each other. Once again, the desire to stop using cocaine and any other mind-altering substances is the only requirement for membership. They have faith that discussion between addicts can offer a mutually beneficial support and fellowship that is otherwise difficult to get and they use the Twelve Step recovery programme as well, which entails helping others as a way to recover from dependency.
A science-based programme to help people manage their recovery from any type of addictive behaviour is SMART Recovery (SMART). This acronym stands for 'Self Management And Recovery Training,' assists participants make informed choice on the way forward in dealing with addiction through inspiration to change their attitude with tools, tips and techniques for recovery.
Drug Rehab Portsmouth has the right tools and techniques to handle substance addiction through suitable treatment program that leads you to stay sober in future life. You've made the move, make decision to call and talk to our experts advisors on 0800 772 3971.